Cigarette smuggler jailed
A lorry driver who was caught smuggling millions of cigarettes into the UK, has been jailed for 14 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Five sentenced in four million cigarette smuggling plot
A crime gang, who attempted to smuggle almost four million illegal cigarettes into the UK, worth an estimated £950,000 in lost duty and taxes, has been sentenced.
Suspected Illicit cigarette factory smoked out
A suspected illicit cigarette-processing factory has been dismantled in Birmingham during a raid led by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Cigarette runs end in prison
A Co Louth man who was caught delivering over one million counterfeit cigarettes to a car park in Belfast has been jailed today for excise duty fraud.
Performance pill peddling pensioner takes medicine in court
A London pensioner who peddled smuggled cigarettes and huge quantities of illegal, Viagra-type medicine had to swallow a bitter pill today after being jailed for 15 months at Isleworth Crown Court.
Final fake tobacco factory gang member jailed
One of the leaders of a gang who helped set up an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing 625 million counterfeit cigarettes and five million pouches of fake hand rolling tobacco has been jailed for two years and six months.